>> and the president and the speech, it was asked of you and you mentioned it, where are you on this. >> i'm still not going to close the door at this time. >> we look at this seriously and methodically layout the frame work what we will he' do next. >> you know, no, no decision at this point sean, no announcement to make. >> how about you, are you going it run. >> jon: those are some of the 2012 hopefuls, the question is all of this media examination, is it designed to, you know, help us learn about these candidates or is it designed to sort of tear them down before they get a chance to get their feet on the ground? >> i think it's going to make us want to turn off our testifyin televisions in 2012. boy a long season. opening doors, shutting doors, good time to be interested in foreign policy. >> jon: from, you know something how politics works, jim. from a media standpoint. why are they always so coy?